March 3, 2011
Proposal would require railroads to post a toll-free telephone number and the DOT’s National Crossing Inventory identification number at every highway-rail crossing and explicitly authorized pathway grade crossing.
January 12, 2010
Train control systems such as PTC are now mandatory for most passenger rail operations and for trains hauling certain hazardous materials, but are not required for closed passenger rail systems such as light rail, rapid transit and subways.
December 7, 2009
More than 30 rail manufacturers and suppliers, both domestic and foreign, have committed to establish or expand their base of operations in the U.S. if they are chosen by states or groups of states to build America’s next generation high-speed rail lines.
May 1, 2009
Szabo, the state legislative director in Illinois for the United Transportation Union (UTU), will be informally sworn into office May 5 so that he can take over his new duties without delay, with a more formal ceremony to be announced later.
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